Art of China
Chinese art is increasingly making itself felt across the world, but while it has long fascinated people, it still remains little understood in Western culture. Now, in this landmark series, Andrew Graham-Dixon sets out to discover what makes Chinese art and sculpture so intriguing and unique. With access to the very best of China's art over 3000 years, Andrew explores the historical context in which the paintings, sculptures and other pieces were created so that we can better appreciate them. The series takes Andrew on an extraordinary journey around China, visiting stunning locations that inspired Chinese artists over the centuries as he assesses Chinese art from 1000 BC to the present day.